Jury finds in favor of town in court case judge calls ‘extremely complicated’
Former Bethlehem police officer Christopher Hughes was unsuccessful in his civil lawsuit filed against the police chief and town for allegations his First Amendment free speech rights were violated during his years as an officer.
Bethlehem organization holds informational discussion for parents
Talking with teenagers about the subjects of drug use and peer pressure can often be an uncomfortable time for both parents and child.
Guilderland Elementary School grieves over slain students, plans to memorialize boys
After the initial shock of hearing about the quadruple murder at a home on Western Avenue wore off, Guilderland school district officials were faced with tackling how to address the varying needs of grieving students and staff.
Retired police officer gets help from trained dogs to help fight heroin use
If someone had asked retired police officer Dave Harrington years ago if he’d like to become a K9 handler, the answer would have been yes. The problem was, and is, funding.
Latest version addresses court’s free speech concerns
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy has approved a new cyber-bullying law, after a previous law was struck done this summer by the state Court of Appeals.
Station credit card allegedly used without permission
A volunteer member of the Delmar-Bethlehem EMS has been arrested for using the company's credit card without permission.
A Level 1 sex offender in Bethlehem has been arrested following a sexual assault investigation.
On Tuesday, Sept. 2, the New York State Police based in Schodack were involved in a joint investigation with the East Greenbush Police Department resulting in the arrest of Steven J. Vanalystyne, 51 of Voorheesville, on several counts of criminal sex act in the second and third degree, forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child.
Darriel Murray, 21, of Albany, was sentenced today to seven years in State Prison, to be followed by 3 years of post-release supervision in Albany County Court.
Bethlehem police receive grant for the animals’ care
The Bethlehem Police Department has received a grant to help care for the horses seized in an animal neglect case last November.
Results of autopsy point to natural causes
Bethlehem police say the results of an autopsy performed Saturday, Aug. 2, indicate the woman who was found dead at her Delmar home on Friday died of natural causes.
Albany County Sheriff’s Office initiatives presented to Capital Region Rotary Club
Rotarians got an up-close look into aspects of the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, from a mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle to a transmitter that helps find those who wander.
Police arrest McCoy following child pornography investigation
Bethlehem Police have arrested a sex offender from Selkirk on child pornography charges.
Heather Burns, 39, of Selkirk, was sentenced to 5 years of felony probation Thursday, July 10, and ordered to pay full restitution to the Selkirk Fire Department.
State’s highest court rules statute unconstitutional, McCoy seeking new bill
The state Court of Appeals struck down the county’s cyberbullying law in a 5-2 decision Monday, July 1, with the majority ruling the statute as written was too broad and violated the First Amendment. Albany County Executive Dan McCoy vowed to work with legislators to draft a new law.